Check out our news archive below to learn more about what’s happening in Duke Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences!
Cognitive changes following non-neurologic and non-cardiac surgery were not associated with changes in Alzheimer’s disease-related biomarkers in older patients, according to a study led by a team at Duke University School of Medicine.
Transitioning from "work life" to "home life" can be particularly challenging when working from home, as many of us are now doing. In this Duke Today article, Duke staff members share their tips and tricks for unplugging, and Duke Psychiatry's Dr. Moria Smoski weighs in on why these rituals are important.
Stephanie Hargrove, PhD, recently received an award that supports her as an early career scholar. Learn more about this honor and her research into supporting survivors of trauma.
Child & adolescent psychiatry fellows at Duke have a unique opportunity to develop expertise in trauma-informed approaches and care through a partnership between the Center for Child and Family Health, the North Carolina Child Treatment Program and Duke Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences.
Congratulations to the nine faculty members from our department who were selected to participate in four highly competitive School of Medicine leadership and development programs!
Bobby's Coaches, a peer coaching program named after Bobby Menges, a Duke student who passed away from cancer, helps support young adults with a cancer diagnosis and their parent caregivers. Gary Maslow, MD, MPH, and McLean Pollock, PhD, lead the program. Read on to learn more about the program and hear from a couple of the coaches.
In a New England Journal of Medicine "Points of View" piece, Duke Psychiatry's Damon Tweedy, MD, reflects on his medical training and shares his thoughts on what medical educators and administrators can do to resolve racial health inequity.
Annise Weaver, MSEd, CRC, director of clinical operations and associate director of diversity, equity and inclusion, has won the 2022 Samuel DuBois Cook Society Staff Award in recognition of her leadership in diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism at Duke.
Duke Psychiatry's Rebecca Shelby, PhD, is one of three co-editors of "Common Issues in Breast Cancer Survivors: A Practical Guide to Evaluation and Management," a new first-of-its-kind textbook designed for all providers who want to improve the lives of those who have been treated for breast cancer.
In this Duke Today article, Dr. McLean Pollock shares insights into why it's important to celebrate work accomplishments. She says that celebrating victories can help counteract people's natural tendency to focus on the negative.